Category Archives: Film

QUENTIN TARANTINO’s Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns | The Spaghetti Western Database

Quentin Tarantino’s Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns from The Spaghetti Western Database A Spaghetti Western Database / The Quentin Tarantino Archives Exclusive The SWDB is the first sister site of The Quentin Tarantino Archives that was launched and it didn’t … Continue reading

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“FANTASTIC PLANET” (1973) | Weird Fiction Review

Knowing the Alien: René Laloux’s “Fantastic Planet” by Matthew Pridham A father and his daughter, while strolling through a field, come across a tiny orphaned creature. The poor thing’s mother has just been killed by a callous group of children and the girl takes … Continue reading

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TV: MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS

Originally posted on Laughterlog.com:
by PETER TATCHELL (revised and updated version of article in TELEFILE #3, September 1997) In late 1969, BBC television unleashed a sketch comedy series that broke new ground in surreal, off-the-wall craziness. It was a…

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MONTEREY POP: The First Rock Festival | Essay – The Criterion Collection

By Michael Lydon The Monterey International Pop Festival is over, all over. And what was it? Was it one festival, many festivals, a festival at all? Does anything sum it up, did it mean anything, are there any themes? Was … Continue reading

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MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL: The DVD Journal | Reviews : The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Home Vision Entertainment Starring Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Mamas and The Papas, The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Ravi Shankar, and more Directed by D.A. Pennebaker Review by … Continue reading

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THE BAND: ‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed | somethingelsereviews.com

‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’ APRIL 7, 2015 BY NICK DERISO The on-screen stars of The Last Waltz, simply galvanizing throughout, are Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson. They come off in Martin … Continue reading

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PINK FLOYD: ‘The Wall’ Turns 35 – Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd’s Enduring Rock Opus | Billboard

Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big Pink Floyd’s The Wall — a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption — has been presented … Continue reading

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EASY RIDER Harley-Davidson sold at auction – Telegraph

The motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in Easy Rider has been sold at auction The Harley-Davidson ridden by Peter Fonda (left) in Easy Rider has been sold at auction The iconic Harley-Davidson chopper-style motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 … Continue reading

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“FESTIVAL EXPRESS” – Review | worldfilm.about.com

Rail…Riots…Rock ‘n’ Roll – And, Janis is on ‘it’… Review by worldfilm.about.com In the Summer of 1970, a number of rock bands, including the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, the Band, and Buddy Guy, played a series of festivals across Canada. … Continue reading

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